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Maine Senate passes Jackson’s bill to lower drug costs

Maine Senate passes Jackson’s bill to lower drug costs

Posted: June 22, 2017

LD 1280 would force Big Pharma to make drugs available for generic production AUGUSTA — As the cost of prescription drugs continues to rise faster...

Jackson’s ‘Buy America, Build Maine Act’ passes in Senate

Jackson’s ‘Buy America, Build Maine Act’ passes in Senate

Posted: June 22, 2017

Legislation guarantees taxpayer funds, contracts benefit in-state businesses and workers AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted unanimously on Thursday...

Senate kills Bellows bill to protect taxpayer dollars from bogus privatization schemes

Senate kills Bellows bill to protect taxpayer dollars from bogus privatization schemes

Posted: June 19, 2017

AUGUSTA — Majority Republicans in the Maine Senate on Monday voted on party lines to kill a bill by Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, that...

Senate passes Breen’s Equal Pay legislation

Senate passes Breen’s Equal Pay legislation

Posted: June 19, 2017

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Friday gave initial approval to a bill by Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, to fight the gender wage gap by requiring...

GOP ‘proposal’ on education amounts to $220 million cut for schools

GOP ‘proposal’ on education amounts to $220 million cut for schools

Posted: June 01, 2017

Jackson, Libby say Republican scheme ignores voters, raise property taxes AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic leaders on Thursday brushed off an...

Senate Democrats will not support a budget that ignores will of voters

Posted: May 15, 2017

Jackson, Libby call on GOP to stop threatening shutdown and get serious about budget AUGUSTA — Senate Democrats said Friday that they will not...

Radio Address: We must act now to close the gender wage gap

Posted: May 03, 2017

Hello, this is Senator Cathy Breen from Falmouth. Thanks for tuning in. Early in my career, I worked to recruit and train women on welfare to get...

Dems add 7 more Town Halls to Opportunity Agenda tour

Posted: April 28, 2017

New additions bring total numbers of open forums to 21, held from Presque Isle to Kittery AUGUSTA — After enthusiastic welcomes in 10 communities...

Dems take Opportunity Agenda on the Road

Dems take Opportunity Agenda on the Road

Posted: April 19, 2017

Lawmakers to tour Maine for budget that cuts property taxes, fully funds schools and invests in communities, families and jobs AUGUSTA — After an...

Sen. Breen recognizes Equal Pay Day

Sen. Breen recognizes Equal Pay Day

Posted: April 04, 2017

AUGUSTA — April 4 is Equal Pay Day, the point in the new year by which white women nationally have finally earned what men earned in the previous...